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August 11, 2024
6:45 pm
Venue: The Studio


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Price: $22; $10 Students (age 3-22); SFMS Member discount with code
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Lively roots jazz by Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five brings the Susquehanna Folk Festival’s weekend of dance to a rousing finale! Presented in partnership with Harrisburg’s Lindy Central, the evening features lively roots jazz by Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five, and instruction by champion dancer Carla Crowen. An intro class with Carla will get you started, so no experience is required.

Intro Class 6:45pm
Dancing 7:30 – 10:30pm

Carla Crowen

Carla Crowen has been teaching Lindy Hop and other forms of vintage swing dancing for over 20 years, traveling the globe as an invited instructor and artist of swing dancing. As creator and director of The Rhythm Lounge / Lindy Central, she is working hard to cultivate a strong community of dance in the Central Pennsylvania area.

Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five

Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five are silly, passionate people who love playing this music. And that’s all there is to it! They draw upon the intensity of powerhouse vocalists, the ingenuity of 20th century composers, and the soul of the dance floor.

Since the fateful day Chelsea invited five friends to play some tunes in a South Philly dining room, she’s been living the dream of singing her favorite songs for audiences that love the music of Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday as much as she does.


The Susquehanna Folk Festival is happening all weekend, August 9-11, and includes lots of FREE programming as well as concerts and dances. See full schedule of events.

COMBO FESTIVAL TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE: Day Passes, All Festival Dances, and (for a limited time) All Festival Concerts.

The Susquehanna Folk Music Society (SFMS) presents a full calendar of traditional arts events throughout the year, including concerts, workshops, jam sessions, open mic nights and coffeehouses. For almost 40 years, SFMS has been bringing a wide variety of world-class artists to local audiences. Visit to see upcoming events, including 2024-25 Concerts to be announced this summer.

With admission discounts, a membership to SFMS can easily pay for itself!

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